Englewood tops Robert E. Lee, 16-7

By Sam Kouvaris - Sports Director

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - It was the Robert E. Lee Generals' first home homecoming game played on their home field after two years of construction as they hosted the Englewood Rams.

Both teams were looking for their first win in district play.

After a scoreless first, the Rams took advantage of a bad snap.

The ball sailed over the head of punter Jordan Bell and out of the endzone, resulting in a safety that made it 2-0 Rams.

Later in the 2nd, Terrell Mushatt runs up the middle and around the Generals for 40+ yards and a TD that made it 9-0 Englewood.

Lee would come back courtesy of Derron Martin, who made a huge run. He was finally knocked out of bounds, but it set up this: Isaiah Dunning punching it in from 1 yard out. The Generals were down 9-7 at the half.

A huge play in the third quarter- a fumble on the goal line gave Englewood the ball, and the Rams made the most of it. They drove 90 yards with quarterback Jameel Padgett, taking the snap and going the final 10 yards for the touchdown.

Englewood upsets Lee at homecoming, 16-7.

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Rams head coach Marcus Miller expressed pride for his team.

"Our kids have been working hard. We're really trying to turn things around. It's a great win. This is an intimidating environment and I told them, you're doing something right at least because this place is cool. But our kids weren't intimidated by it they did a great job."

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